12 DAYS 11 NIGHTS ROMANTIC ESCAPE
Best time to travel – all year around
DAY 01 – AIRPORT / PINNAWALA / SIGIRIYA
Arrival at the Colombo International Airport. Clients will be met by their English speaking Driver/Guide and offer assistance.
In route visit PINNAWALA, the elephant population is a major feature of Sri Lanka and, although endangered in the 1960s, is now protected and a regular sight on the island. Elephant in the wild live in tight-knit family herds of no more than 15, headed by an elderly female. Although elephants family ties are strong, it is common for ageing males to take voluntary retirement from the herd so that the females mate only with the virile younger bulls.
DAY 02 – SIGIRIYA / POLONNARUWA
The second most ancient of Sri Lanka’s kingdoms, Polonnaruwa was first declared the capital city by King Vijayabahu I, who defeated the Chola invaders in 1070 CE to reunite the country once more under a local leader. While Vijayabahu’s victory and shifting of Kingdoms to the more strategic Polonnaruwa is considered significant, the real Polonnaruwa Hero of the history books is actually his grandson, Parakramabahu I.
DAY 03 – SIGIRIYA / MATALE / KANDY
En route visit DAMBULLA – the greatest of Sri Lanka’s cave temples, dates from the first century BC and contains over 150 Buddha i mages, subtly lit for maximum atmosphere. Actually a series of five caves, the temple is called Raja Maha Vihara by locals, but known simply as Dambulla to visitors. The entrance is marked by a large white dagoba along a long sloping rock face, from where there are views of the rock fortress of Sigiriya, about 20km away.
The “Sri Dalada Maligawa” or The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a temple in the city of Kandy in Sri Lanka. It was built within the royal palace complex which houses the tooth relic of the Buddha, a tooth, which is venerated by Buddhists. The relic has played an important role in the local politics since ancient times, it’s believed that whoever holds the relic holds the governance of the country, which caused the ancient kings to protect it with great effort.
DAY 04/06 – KANDY / NUWARAELIYA
After breakfast visit ROYAL BOTANICAL GARDENS AT PEREDENIYA is situated about 5.5 km to the west from the city of Kandy in the Central Province of Sri Lanka and attracts 2 million visitors annually. It is renowned for its collection of a variety of orchids. It includes more than 4000 species of plants, including of orchids, spices, medicinal plants and palm trees. Attached to it is the National Herbarium of Sri Lanka.
There after transfer NUWARAELIYA – is the heart of Sri Lankan hill country. It is the home of the famous Ceylon Tea and the rolling mountains are a carpet of velvety green tea plantations, interspersed with gushing streams and tumbling waterfalls. The salubrious climate, misty glens and the decidedly British character make Nuwara Eliya a must on any Sri Lankan travel itinerary.
DAY 07 – NUWARAELIYA / ELLA / TISSAMAHARAMAYA
After breakfast transfer to NANU OYA for take train to Visit PANORAMA ELLLA. After proceed to TISSAMAHARAMAYA. In route visit ELLLA RAWANA WATER FALL.
DAY 08/11 – TISSAMAHARAMAYA / YALA / DOWN SOUTH BEACH (MIRISSA/UNAWATUNA/HIKKADUWA)
YALA – Yala National Park is the most visited and second largest national park in Sri Lanka. The park consists of five blocks, two of which are now open to the public, and also adjoining parks. The blocks have individual names such as, Ruhuna National Park (block 1) and Kumana National Park or ‘Yala East’ for the adjoining area. It is situated in the southeast region of the country, and lies in Southern Province and Uva Province.
DAY 12 – DOWN SOUTH / AIRPORT
After breakfast Transfer to Airport to Connect the Departure. Optional excursions and additional services could be provided for which an additional charge will be applicable.
Tour Package Includes
# Transport in an Air-conditioned vehicle
# An English speaking chauffeur Guide or National guide on tour.
# Accommodation on Half Board Basis and 3 Star Hotels.
# All applicable government taxes.
Tour Package Excludes
# Tips & personal nature.
# Entrance fees
# Lunch / Drinks & additional meals.
Tour Package Terms
# Before tour 50% from full cost will be charge
# Rest of money must pay at the Air Port
# 30 Day’s before cancellation all money are refunding
# 14 Day’s before cancellation 30% money are refunding
# 7 Day’s before cancellation – No show
Please Note: All tours can be modified upon request to meet your needs.